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  • » INAHTA Members List | INAHTA
    Register of New Interventional Procedures Surgical AUSTRALIA ASSR Agenzia Sanitaria e Sociale Regionale Regional Agency for Health and Social Care ITALY AVALIA T Galician Agency for Health Technology Assessment SPAIN CADTH Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health CANADA CDE Center for Drug Evaluation Taiwan REPUBLIC OF CHINA CEDIT Comité d Evaluation et de Diffusion des Innovations Technologiques FRANCE CEM Inspection générale de la sécurité sociale IGSS Cellule d expertise médicale LUXEMBOURG CENETEC Centro Nacional de Excelencia Tecnológica en Salud MEXICO CONITEC National Committee for Technology Incorporation BRAZIL CMeRC Charlotte Maxeke Research Consortium SOUTH AFRICA CRD Centre for Reviews and Dissemination UNITED KINGDOM DAHTA DIMDI German Agency for HTA at the German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information GERMANY DECIT CGATS Coordenação Geral de Avaliação de Tecnologias em Saúde CGATS Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia DECIT Secretaria de Ciência Tecnologia e Insumos Estratégicos SCTIE BRAZIL FinOHTA Finnish Office for Health Technology Assessment FINLAND G BA The Federal Joint Committee Gemeinsamer Bundesausschuss GERMANY GÖG Gesunheit Österreich GmbH AUSTRIA HAD MSP Uruguay Health Assessment Division Ministry of Public Health URUGUAY HAS Haute Autorité de Santé FRANCE HCT NHSRC Division of Healthcare Technology National Health Systems Resource Center New Delhi INDIA HealthPACT Health Policy Advisory Committee on Technology AUSTRALIA HIQA Health Information and Quality Authority IRELAND HIS Healthcare Improvement Scotland UNITED KINGDOM HQO Evidence Development and Standards Branch CANADA HTA HSR DHTA HTA Health Services Research DENMARK IECS Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy ARGENTINA IETS Instituto de Evaluación Tecnológica en Salud COLOMBIA IHE Institute of Health Economics CANADA INASanté National Instance for Accreditation in Health Care TUNISIA INESSS Institut national d excellence en santé et en services CANADA IQWiG Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen GERMANY KCE Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre BELGIUM LBI HTA Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for

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  • » Benefits of INAHTA Membership | INAHTA
    than 2 100 staff and consultants working in the INAHTA network there are clear benefits to connecting agencies to reduce duplication of effort and to share best practices for supporting evidence based decision making Benefits of INAHTA Membership Networking for better stronger HTA agencies Being an INAHTA member provides a unique opportunity for HTA agency directors and scientific staff to have direct contact with colleagues around the globe This contact allows sharing information about and strategies for key aspects of agency business including Creating sustaining connections with policy makers Adding value to the health system Building capacity to use evidence in decision making How our Network members connect INAHTA members connect in both formal and informal ways supported by the Secretariat for example Participating in the INAHTA Congress The membership meets each year at the INAHTA Congress held in different cities around the globe immediately following the HTAi Annual Meeting This 1 5 day meeting is a valuable opportunity for informal networking amongst members and to advance the strategic aims of the Network Accessing the INAHTA Listserv The Listserv is a service for members to ask questions of other member agencies about assessments HTA methods and tools and the reimbursement or coverage status of specific technologies in their jurisdiction Responses are received promptly and often contain links to resources and insider information not available elsewhere Participating in Communities of Practice CoPs INAHTA CoPs connect technical staff at member agencies on a voluntary basis to share expertise and to address challenges encountered in their day to day work The result increased knowledge of member agency staff and unique access to international expertise And many other ways Task groups panel sessions workshops webinars and other opportunities to share member agency strengths and to deliver collaborations of value INAHTA is highly motivated to

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  • » INAHTA Bylaws & Membership Regulations | INAHTA
    Reports INAHTA Mentorship Program INAHTA IPT Marks INAHTA Joint Projects Synthesis Reports INAHTA Member Surveys Early Awareness Alert Systems EAAS NIHR HTA Database HTA Glossary Publications MENU Members Login Member Sign Up Forgot Password Go INAHTA INAHTA Members INAHTA Bylaws Membership Regulations INAHTA Bylaws Membership Regulations INAHTA Bylaws INAHTA Membership and Governance Regulations v June 2015 Today s Date Monday February 1st 2016 Latest News Register now INAHTA Congress 2016

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  • » Global Collaboration | INAHTA
    care facilities industry business the voluntary sector or government HTAi s mission is to provide a key forum for those from the worlds of health care academia and business interested in the science development and application of HTA To support and promote the development communication understanding and use of HTA around the world as a means of promoting the introduction of effective innovations and effective use of resources in health care A Memorandum of Understanding between INAHTA and HTAi was signed at the HTAi Annual Conference in Montreal 2008 HTAi and INAHTA joint statement on Resources for HTA INAHTA and HTAi Statement Resources for HTA Guidelines International Network G I N The Guidelines International Network G I N is an international not for profit association of organisations and individuals involved in the development and use of clinical practice guidelines It is a Scottish Charity with governance arrangements addressed in its Articles of Association G I N seeks to improve the quality of health care by promoting systematic development of clinical practice guidelines and their application into practice through supporting international collaboration A Memorandum of Understanding between INAHTA and G I N has been signed at the INAHTA Annual Meeting in 2009 EuroScan The International Information Network on New and Changing Health Technologies EuroScan is a collaborative network of HTA agencies for the exchange of information on important emerging new drugs devices procedures processes and settings in health care The members of EuroScan aim to establish a permanent network among agencies and organisations in the field of HTA to 1 Evaluate and exchange information on new and changing technologies 2 Develop the sources of information used 3 Develop applied methods for early assessment and 4 Disseminate information on early identification and assessment activities All EuroScan members are members of INAHTA A

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  • » HTA Tools & Resources | INAHTA
    Report on Handling Ethical Issues in HTA The report was produced by the INAHTA Working Group on Ethical Issues The results of a 2003 survey among INAHTA organizations on ethical issues revealed some differences with respect to how the ethical issues are dealt with as part of the Health Technology Assessment HTA process These differences have to be taken into account The most important part of ethics in HTA has to do with the consequences of applying the technology to be assessed However there are also ethical questions related to the HTA analysis itself including the starting point of choice of an area to be looked at Different approaches are used in handling ethical issues in HTA in INAHTA An INAHTA working group was therefore established in 2004 on Ethical Issues in HTA A report was presented the Annual Meeting 2005 The group has developed an Ethics Manual Handling Ethical Issues in HTA final report Final report Ethics in HTA Nov 07 HTAi 2006 in Adelaide South Australia Pre Conference Workshop on Ethical Issues Download the presentations from the workshop INAHTA Working Group Ethical Issues in HTA by Christa Harstall IHE Canada Ethics HTAiethics2006 Harstall Addressing Ethical Issues in the Context of an HTA by Prof dr G J van der Wilt University Medical Centre St Radboud Nijmegen Athena Instituut Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam NL Ethics HTAiethics2006 vanderwilt Bringing Evidence to the World of Policy Making Bioethics as Midwifery by Ghislaine Cleret de Langavant AETMIS Canada Ethics HTAiethics2006 GdeL Ethical Perspectives on Engaging Communities in Debates about New Technologies by Annette Braunack Mayer University of Adelaide AHTA Australia Ethics HTAiethics2006 abm For further information about Ethics in HTA visit the Ethics Interest Sub Group of HTAi CRD s guidance for undertaking reviews in health care Systematic Reviews CRD s guidance for undertaking reviews in health care provides practical guidance for undertaking evidence synthesis based on a thorough understanding of systematic review methodology It presents the core principles of systematic reviewing and in complementary chapters highlights issues that are specific to reviews of clinical tests public health interventions adverse effects and economic evaluations The final chapter discusses the incorporation of qualitative research in or alongside effectiveness reviews Handbook on Health Technology Assessment Capacity Building Systems to support Health Technology Assessment HTA in Member States with limited institualisation of HTA This handbook is a main deliverable of Work Package 8 WP8 of the European Network for Health Technology Assessment EUnetHTA project and it has been developed by a group of experts that are partners of WP8 and co ordinated by the Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA Handbook on HTA Capacity Building From the ECHTA ECAHI Summary report Health technology assessment HTA seeks to inform health policy makers by using the best scientific evidence on the medical social economic and ethical implications of investments in health care Technology is broadly defined to include the drugs devices medical and surgical procedures used in health care as well as measures for prevention

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  • » INAHTA Briefs, Checklists & Impact Reports | INAHTA
    members are asked to use this format for submitting briefs INAHTA Checklists The INAHTA Checklist is an aid to furthering a consistent and transparent approach to HTA Health technology assessments can and often do vary considerably in their depth and scope of analysis These differences can be attributed to differences in the types of problem being addressed policy requirements of the local context and the time and resources available for assessment The INAHTA Checklist is not intended to be viewed or used as a scorecard to rate HTA reports HTA reports may be valid and useful without meeting all the criteria that have been listed Information presented in the Checklists is submitted by INAHTA member agencies and this publication series would not be possible without the ongoing commitment and support of our members Checklists are linked to an INAHTA Brief the full text report or summary and the HTA Database record when details are available Members also have access to the impact framework when information to the specific report has been collected Search for INAHTA Checklists in our publication database INAHTA Checklist Downloads English INAHTA HTA Checklist English Français INAHTA HTA Checklist Français Español INAHTA HTA Checklist Español Italiano INAHTA HTA Checklist Italiano Background on INAHTA Checklist Development At its 2000 Annual Meeting INAHTA agreed to development of a checklist following discussion by its Working Group on HTA Methodology Accreditation and Conflict of Interest This initiative was seen as a step towards improving standards of assessments A preliminary draft checklist was discussed by the Working Group during the 2001 INAHTA Annual Meeting with revisions to the Checklist made in the light of suggestions made by members In 2007 a new version was finalized in English and Spanish This checklist is now available in French with an Italian translation coming soon Further information on the INAHTA Checlists is available in the article Towards transparency in health technology assessment by David Hailey 2003 published in the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care Hailey 2003 INAHTA Checklist Acknowledgements We would like to express our sincere appreciation to CEDIT France and AETS and OSTEBA Spain and CENETEC Mexico for their invaluable assistance in translating the HTA checklist into French and Spanish respectively Valuable suggestions and comments on the 2001 Checklist drafts were provided by Eduardo Briones AETSA Spain Carlos Cano CMS USA Vicki Foerster CADTH Canada John Gabbay NCCHTA UK Christa Harstall IHE Canada Jetty Hoeksema ZonMw Netherlands Nathalie Jakobi Rodrigues CEDIT France Jos Kleijnen CRD UK Helga Sigmund DACEHTA Denmark Menno van Leeuwen GR Netherlands Claire Packer NHSC UK Miriam Siebzehner ICTAHC Israel Rod Taylor NICE UK Norman Waugh NCCHTA UK and Bertrand Xerri HAS France INAHTA Impact Reports Measuring and demonstrating the impact or influence of HTA reports is important to many HTA agencies INAHTA has developed a framework for reporting on HTA impact to be used by members to record measure and share the impact of HTA reports produced by their agency INAHTA members are requested to provide information

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  • » INAHTA Mentorship Program | INAHTA
    Checklists Impact Reports INAHTA Mentorship Program INAHTA IPT Marks INAHTA Joint Projects Synthesis Reports INAHTA Member Surveys Early Awareness Alert Systems EAAS NIHR HTA Database HTA Glossary Publications MENU Members Login Member Sign Up Forgot Password Go INAHTA HTA Tools Resources INAHTA Mentorship Program INAHTA Mentorship Program Introduction The INAHTA Mentorship Program has been developed in response to the growing demand for technical assistance by newly founded and emerging HTA agencies INAHTA is working closely with the WHO as initiator of this approach and other partner organizations in the spirit of collaboration to access a broad range of international HTA expertise The program enables publicly funded agencies to connect with institutional partners and mentors with particular skills to provide specific advice or capacity building measures towards the achievement of international standards in HTA production A description of the INAHTA Mentorship Program and application forms are provided below Program Forms Guideline INAHTA Mentorship Program Guideline INAHTA Mentorship Program Request for Mentorship INAHTA Mentorship Program Mentorship Proposal INAHTA Mentorship Program General Offer to Mentor Current Requests for Mentorship View current requests for mentorship login required Today s Date Monday February 1st 2016 Latest News Register now INAHTA Congress 2016 January 29th 2016

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  • » INAHTA Product Type (IPT) Classifications & Marks | INAHTA
    document can immediately determine its product type IPT Marks may be either unverified or verified Unverified IPT Marks are assigned when the assessment of your agency s product type classification has only been done internally Verified IPT Marks are assigned when the assessment of your agency s product type classification has been done internally and this has then been verified independently i e by another agency All IPT Marks whether unverified or verified are to be assigned following this classification guide Download the Guide to assigning INAHTA IPT marks A description of each IPT Classification is provied below IPT Marks are available in the Member s Area of the INAHTA website login required 1 An HTA Report will Always describe the characteristics and current use of the technology evaluate safety and effectiveness issues determine the cost effectiveness of the technology eg through economic modelling when it is appropriate provide information on costs financial impact and discuss organisational considerations Always conduct a comprehensive systematic literature review or a systematic review of high level evidence Always critically appraise the quality of the evidence base Optionally address ethical social and legal considerations 2 A Mini HTA will Always describe the characteristics and current use of the technology evaluate safety and effectiveness issues and provide information on costs financial impact Always conduct a comprehensive systematic literature review or a systematic review of high level evidence Always critically appraise the quality of the evidence base Optionally address organisational considerations 3 A Rapid Review will Always describe the characteristics and current use of the technology and evaluate safety and effectiveness issues Often conduct a review of only high level evidence or of recent evidence and may restrict the literature search to one or two databases Optionally critically appraise the quality of the evidence base Optionally provide

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